Northern Govs lambast FG, Maku over comments

Governors under the aegis of Northern Governors Forum have lambasted the Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, over his recent comments on the insurgency in the North Eastern part of the country, describing the statement credited to Maku after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday as unfortunate. Chairman of the forum and Governor of…

Maidservant of Hausa/Fulani Oby Ezekwesili, #BringBackOurGirls activists stopped from accessing Aso Presidential Villa

One-time Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, and the #BringBackOurGirls coalition have been prevented from accessing the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. Through to their threat, the activists dressed in red attire gathered at the Unity Fountain, from where they set out for the Presidential Villa after being addressed by their leaders. However, their…

Gunmen kidnap Anambra ex- commissioner, demands N16m

By EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha …As police foil bizman’s kidnap in Onitsha The former Commis­sioner for Science and Technology under former Gov­ernor Peter Obi’s admin­istration, Mr. Chike Okoli has been kidnapped by un­known gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Agulu, Anaocha Local Govern­ment Area of Anambra State. This was just as po­licemen foiled another at­tempt to…

Insecurity Poor funding affecting military operations

Authorities of the Nigerian Army, yesterday, raised alarm over the negative impact of inadequate funding for military operations currently going on in the North-East and other parts of the country, noting that the development needed to be addressed urgently.Chief of Accounts and Budget of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Abdullah Muraina disclosed this in Jos, yesterday,…